Join us for the next exciting Medtronic TC Kids Marathon event for kids and families at Como Park in St. Paul, Minn. The event will feature exciting cross country runs of Half Mile, Mile and Two Mile distances. Opening ceremonies to begin at 9:00 a.m. immediately followed by the the youngest kids running the Half Mile Race!
Each young runner will receive a medal and T-shirt and lunch is provided for the entire cheering section. The fee is only $10 if registering in advance. $16 on race day. Parents are welcome to run with their children but must register and pay. Limited scholarships are available.
Parents can register in advance online (until May 10) or directly at the race beginning at 8:15 am
If you are a school or organization wishing to register and run as a group, call Sandy at 651-289-7709 for your free referral code.
What's a Cross Country Fun Run?
The Medtronic TC Kids Marathon provides three culminating events to celebrate the end of each 12-week cycle of training. In May, we host a family friendly Cross Country Fun Run at Como Park in St. Paul. The picturesque park course completes a Half Mile circuit on grass and is adjacent to the Picnic Pavilion, the Como Zoo and Como Conservatory and Gardens.
This event gives your young athletes a chance to check their fitness levels after the cold, frosty winter and heading into summer. It gives them a chance to run with others of their own age. Warm-ups will be conducted by elite runners and members of Team USA Minnesota who inspire great runs with interactions on the course. Radio Disney will be providing entertainment and fun promotions.
If you are driving directly to the event site, parking is available in various lots and streets around the park. We encourage the use of the shuttle service we are providing from Como High School, 740 West Rose Ave. on the east side of the park. The busses will be waiting in the parking lot on Rose Ave. Shuttles will run from 8:15 am to 1:00 pm at approximately 15 minute intervals before and after the event.